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Using a Humanoid Robot to develop a Dialogue-based Interactive Learning Environment for Elementary Foreign Language Classrooms
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 21, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 215–235
Elementary school is the critical stage during which the development of listening comprehension and oral abilities in language acquisition occur, especially with a foreign language. However, the current foreign language instructors often adopt one...
Journal of Applied Research and Technology Vol. 12, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 223–229
Earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding and terrorist attacks pose a severe threat to our society. What’s more, when such a disaster happens, it can spread in a wide range with ubiquitous presence of a large-scale networked system. Therefore, the...
A ubiquitous discussion forum: Introducing mobile phones and voice discussion into a web discussion forum
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 867–874
Abstract: Online discussion forums are available for users to share knowledge in simple and popular platforms. However, there are several problems existed in web discussion forums that could interfere with the educational process, such as lack of...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 21, No. 2 (2013) pp. 172–183
This study proposes a platform to provide a near-authentic environment, context, and situation for task-based learning. The platform includes two projection screens (a vertical and a horizontal screen) combined for situated or authentic learning....
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 3303–3311
In recent few years, English learning became an important course in school in Taiwan. There have been many methods be proposed in language learning in class. Storytelling is one of the methods to help improving the capability of language. There also ...
Ubiquitous Discussion Forum: Introducing Mobile Phones and Voice Discussion Into a Web Discussion Forum
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 125–140
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2005. Grammatical and writing style errors in the original version have been corrected by our colleague who is a native English speaker. ** Abstract: Web-based discussion forums enable users to share knowledge...
The effects of biofeedback-based stimulated recall on self-regulated online learning: A gender and cognitive taxonomy perspective
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 34, No. 6 (December 2018) pp. 775–786
Previous studies posited the effectiveness of stimulated recall. However, few studies explored how SR is implemented in a relatively static context, for example, online self-directed learning, or took human factors, for example, cognitive style and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4580–4585
Trust is one of the important factors in communication. In the learning environment, if the relationship between teachers and students lacks trust to each other, the learning performance will turn to low. And the learning recommended system which...
Improving the authentic learning experience by integrating robots into the mixed-reality environment
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 4 pp. 1572–1578
The main aim of the modern popular teaching method of authentic learning has been to provide students with everyday-life challenges that develop knowledge and skills through problem solving in different situations. Many emerging information...
Exploring the Possibility of Using Humanoid Robots as Instructional Tools for Teaching a Second Language in Primary School
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 2 (2010) pp. 13–24
As robot technologies develop, many researchers have tried to use robots to support education. Studies have shown that robots can help students develop problem-solving abilities and learn computer programming, mathematics, and science. However, few...
Extending E-Book with Contextual Knowledge Recommender for Reading Support on a Web-Based Learning System
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 605–622
Reading content of the Web is increasingly popular. When students read the same material, each student has a unique comprehension of the text and requires individual support from appropriate references. Most references in typical web learning...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 869–874
We introduce a new style of learning environment Digital Theater by using simple AR, VR and body motion capturing technologies. The Digital Theater enable teachers apply drama based learning in a conventional classroom. The students learn by...
Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 2 (September 2011) pp. 1544–1556
Collaborative storytelling activities in social media environments are generally developed in a linear way in which all participants collaborate on a shared story as it is passed from one to another in a relay form. Difficulties with this linear...
Application of poly(aspartic acid-citric acid) copolymer compound inhibitor as an effective and environmental agent against calcium phosphate in cooling water systems
Journal of Applied Research and Technology Vol. 14, No. 6 (December 2016) pp. 425–433
Poly(aspartic acid-citric acid) copolymer (PAC) is a new product of poly(carboxylic acid) scale inhibitor. The study aims to develop a “green” water treatment agent for calcium phosphate scale. The article compares the efficiency of three polymeric...
Contributing, Exchanging and Linking for Learning: Supporting Web Co-Discovery in One-to-One Environments
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 4 (2010) pp. 126–139
While Web discovery is usually undertaken as a solitary activity, Web co-discovery may transform Web learning activities from the isolated individual search process into interactive and collaborative knowledge exploration. Recent studies have...